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North Pennines & Catherine Cookson Country

North Pennines & Catherine Cookson Country

We take in the beauty of the Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Catherine Cookson country and South Shields, as well as the edge of the Yorkshire Moors.

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On this brand-new break, we take in the beauty of the Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Catherine Cookson country and South Shields, as well as the edge of the Yorkshire Moors, visiting the historic towns of Barnard Castle and Marsden.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

1 night half board

Visit to Barnard Castle

Official guided tour of Catherine Cookson Country including South Shields

 

Day 1

This morning we drive north for a visit to the ‘must see’ market town of Barnard Castle, voted one of the top 10 ‘Best Small Towns in the UK’ by The Guardian. After some free time here, we continue through the rugged terrain of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to our hotel.

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Day 2

This morning we have an official guided tour of Catherine Cookson Country for a fascinating insight of the areas associated with the late author including her birthplace of South Shields and the places featured in her best loved novels, driving along the coast road towards Marsden. Later this afternoon, we return home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Holiday Inn Washington ***

 

 

 

The Holiday Inn Washington provides modern and comfortable guestrooms with work desks, tea/coffee, hairdryers and satellite TV.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7ED
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AW
Leicester St Margarets Leicester St Margarets bus station
Bay SW & SX
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Mansfield Bus station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE

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